Kiwanis Club of Oliver serves the community of Oliver and district. Our
various projects are primarily funded by the operation of the Kiwanis
market. Local residents donate used items to the market, which are
picked up, sorted and priced during the week. On Saturdays the Market
at 5992 Sawmill Road is open to the
public with net proceeds going to fund various charitable and community
projects. Donations can be made by calling 485-0242.
, we’re a group of volunteers in an International Organization who
wants to change the world, one child and one community at a time. We
serve the Children of the World. Can we hope to accomplish that in
our community - well we can try. We can assist the youth in our
community, can make the Oliver area the best place in BC. But can we
our mandate may be to improve the lot of youth, we should never
forget those that are past the adolescent stage of life. The big
picture of our entire community, plus those who are not as fortunate
as some of us.
seniors have paved the way for what we have and we should always
consider their needs.
in Oliver is in a position to help provide living assistance through
our Kiwanis Housing Society, with our three housing complexes that
provide affordable accommodation for seniors.
provide assistance to the Junior Schools through supporting school
activities that are not covered by school activities such as the swim
and ski programs. Additionally we support programs such as the BC
Firefighters Burn Camp and the Agur Lake handicapped camp. A school
program for Terrific Kids is run in three junior schools.
programs we support can be found in another section of this website.
Before closing I need to stress that we could not possibly accomplish
what we do without the support of the community who donate to our
Kiwanis Market (commonly referred to as Oliver’s Walmart) and the
volunteers who put in long hours, with no remuneration to sell good
used items to the public.
you Oliver for allowing us to serve you.